The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 19, 1891 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 19, 1891
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ESTABLISHED 1866, ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1891. VOL. XXVI-NO. 21. Ribbons Are still going at prices lower than the lowest. Elegant all-silk Ribbons -follows : as IiS,Sc;Ii.UOc; All the latest colors, shades, and tints. We will continue this sale for one week longer, ending SEEDS, SEEDS! Timothy seed, Red clover seed, Mammoth clover seed, White clover seed, Oil cake meal, Lawn and orchard grass, German millet seed, Alsyke seed, Blue grass seed, Red top seed, . Canada field seed, Stock food, Seed flax, seed wheat, Seed oats, seed corn, AT J. J. WILSON'S. THE NEWS OF THE WEEK. On Thursday, August 27. We have just received a lot of Ladies' Sailor Hats, only 25c. For Bargains in Morton, Dress Umbrellas, Gentlemen's Light Coats and Vests, Remnants of all kinds, etc., go to Yours for business, JAS. TAYLOR. Cloths and Trimmings. J. K. FILL & SON, Merchant Tailors A full stock of cloths nnd trimmings nlways kept on hanil, and furnished lit i\» low rates as can be bought elsewhere. All work done promptly. WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. Come and sec us before placing your order. will be to your advantage. It T. cfc SOJfcT. F. L. PARISH'S Hardware and Tin Shop. Special attention given to all kinds of repairing, Including Guns, Pumps, and Gasoline Stoves, etc. New Goods! New Goods GALBRAITH Is now receiving Fall and Winter goods in Am also prepared to put In furnaces and do plumbing and gas-pipe titling; AND IRON AND TIN ROOFINC. Prompt attention will be given to nil work In my line. Shop south of court house. H. A. SESSIONS, DEALER IN MONUMENTS AND HEADSTONES, Granite or Marble, ALGONA, - - IOWA. Satisfaction guaranteed In all cases. JOHN EDWARDS, Dry ETC., ETC. Come in and look at the new things. Feed, and Sale Stable, South of Tenuant House, My rigs are all first class, and I will do what Is right to secure a share of the trade. Also owner of the stallions— BLACKWOOD AND BILLY LEE. Blackwood by Blackwood jr. ; dam Mag by Henry Clay (8), time 2 :45 to road wagon. Billy Lee by Gen. Lee, by Green's Bushaw 50 ; dam Belle Wilson, a racing mare. The New Meat Market. BENNETT & ANDERSON, Proprietors of the new market on Thorlugtou street, keep everything In fresh and salt meat. Fresh nsh every Friday. Come and see us. GEO. L. GALBRAITH & CO. Auctioneering Done. The undersigned will cry public sales Kossuth and adjoining counties. Have tweutj years' experience. Terms reasonable. {^""Applications for my services may be left at the law office of S. S. Sessions, Algoua, la. GEO. E. BOYLE, Whtttemore, Iowa. The celebrated Des Molnes valley river land case will come up for trial in the United States supreme court in October and will be finally and definitely settled, says United States District Attorney M. D. O'Connell. In tho supreme court Attorney General Stone will appear for tho state. Bon. Hall and Ben. Buttorworth of Chicago, and Gatch, Connor & Weaver of Des Molnes will appear for tho defendants. Tho principal defendants now are tho heirs to tho Edwin Litchflold estate of Now York; John Burrows of New York; and Thos. Snell of Clinton, III., who have purchased the lands from tho navigation company. Tho case In Its regular order would not come up for several years, but through tho efforts of tho Iowa congressional delegation has boon advanced on the docket. Webster county turned out 130,01)1) tons of coal last your. The Ft. Dodgo Messenger says Congressman Dbilivor will take an active part in the Iowa campaign this fall. Ho bus refused u number of Invitations to do missionary work in the east. Tho Winonu & South western railroad has reached Osngo. No further work will bo done this season. A new industry has boon established at Hampton, Iowa, without any flourish of trumpets, under tho supervision of J. W. Wilder, general manager of the aluminum alloy metal company. They have already expended $50,000, and will continue to put in more machinery and appliances to tho amount of $200,000 this summer and fall. Tho alloy Is spoken of very highly by Prof. Hill and other leading scientific men. They assert that it will last 00 years, us roofing, without tarnish. It is stronger and stiffor than either brass or tin, and can be furnished as roofing for $0 per square rod, and tho finest wire can be made from it. Mr. Wilder says that from a bushel of Franklin county clay ho extracted eight ounces of aluminum. No place in tho world has clay that will lest boiler. Ho says tho Connecticut factories will have to come west. Ho speaks in glowing terms of tho possibilities of western factories, the causes being high prices of produce, labor and coal. Tho census office bulletin for tho Roman Catholic church shows: Iowa church organizations, 425; edifices, 439; values, $3,843,400; communicants, 101,084. ' ' A Kookuk man has an ancient piano which has*beon in use for 157 years. It was made in Baltimore by Joseph Now- uian. The owner has had it tuned up and it will bo on exhibition at the World's Fair. C. W. Williams has closed a contract with the celebrated Iowa Stale band of Des Moinos to furnish music for the races at Independence, Aug. 24-29. Tho band is composed of 150 pieces, and is undoubtedly one of the linosl bands of Its size in the United States. In on- gaging this band Mr. Wilson has followed the motto that ho adopted when he first engaged in the business of breeding trotters—" Tho best is none too good"—and it cannot fail to prove a drawing card and to please all who ut- tondthe "big meeting." Tho band's terms are §250 per day, and Mr. Williams, with his usual public spirit and watchfulness for tho interest of the city, did not forget to stipulate in the contract for open air concerts on tho streets every night during tho week. THE GRANGE STORE. GENERAL: MERCHANDISE. Good Quality. Low Prices, FREE CITY DELIVERY. o. DEALER IN REAL ESTATE, Lands bought and sold on commission. Particular attention given to care and. sale of real estate In Kossuth aud adjoining counties. Agt, for German Ins. Co., Freeport, 111. Passage tickets to old countries at lowest rates. Hon. 11. G. Horr of Michigan and Rev. Lyman Abbott of Brooklyn will speak at the Croston Blue Grass palace, the former on Aug. 4, and tho latter on Aug. 13. _______ B. G. Horr, Congressman Breckon- ridge, and Ignatius Donnelly represent the political parties at the Creston grass palace. DO YOU WANT AN AUCTIONEER? ID. .-... AUCTIONEER, Will cry city and farm property, make collections, etc. All business of a private nature strictly conttdentlal. Office with F. M. Taylor, over Howard's. M. Z. (WOVE. JOHN GROVE. Livery, Feed, and Boarding Stable. West of Thorington House. M. Z. GROVE, Manager. F, M, BRONSON, Watches and Jewelry, CLOCKS, SILVERWARE, Silver-plated ware, and all kinds of goods in Ms line. Repairing promptly done. At Frank Bros.' store. FURNISHED— AT SBVBN PEB CISNT.-INTEKEST. At Kossuth County Bank. Apply at once. The celebrated Iowa State band has been engaged for two great concerts at Clear Lake park on Sunday, Aug. 23, This will be good news to a groat many in this vicinity who have heard much about this band but have never had an opportunity of hearing or seeing it, The full band numbers 50 performers and is one of the greatest bands of tho country, ranking with Gilmore, the Marine band at Washington and the Now York bands. The railroads will run special trains at excursion rates. The afternoon concert will begin at 2:30 o'clock and close in ample time to enjoy a ride on the lake before returning. The admission will be 60 cents. The Gate City says the' state and county debt of Iowa was at the rate of $2.18 for each man, woman and child in 1880. In 1890 it was $1.91. The average rate for the United States is $5.88, The rate in Kansas is $11.01; in Colorado, $12.73; iu Tennessee, §11,13; In Arizona, $40.33. Iowa is financially in tho best condition of nny state in the union; it is tho best for capital nnd people to come to. Every citizen must see that the republican party has managed state affairs economically, prudently and wisely. . A. Conant, who has for several yonrs made u specialty of the study of botany and tho securing of specimens, has found within ton miles of Spirit Lake 647 different kinds of native flowers. Ho has preserved specimens of all but a few of tho more bulky ones, like tho sun flower. Ho says that 1,284 varieties have been found in this country west of tho Mississippi river. In reporting tho grand army mooting at Detroit, a correspondent tolls the always interesting story of "Old Abe," tho famous war eagle: Tho enthusiasm which greeted tho Second, or Wisconsin division, of 700 strong, was unbounded. In tho front runic, and borno high in tho air, on tho top of a flagstaff, was perched "Old Abo," tho stuffed eagle, which became a part of Wisconsin's history a quarter of a century ago. Choor after cheer wont up from the multitude, but tho tribute was to tho war bird, and not only to tho bravo boys of tho Badger state. Many a civilian could only divine tho cause of all this.onthuslasm, but to probably every G. A. 11. man in lino today, tho strange history of that bird is a llrosldo story to his children. In 1801, when tho Eighth Wisconsin regiment entered tho war, u tamo oiiglo, captured in tho Wisconsin woods, accompanied tho regiment south. Taught to porch upon a stuff, It was allotcd to a color bearer, and In a few months the bird became tho emblem of tho regiment. With u strange devotion, that so partook of tho mysterious us to engender superstition in many minds, the eaglo clung to Its regiment with unwavering loyalty. Amid tho war of cannon and tho shriek of battle tho eagle of tho Eighth Wisconsin maintained his porch, only at times to soar biiolly above tho heads of tho brave boys ho lod, shrieking shrill defiance to tho enemy, and then return to his. porch. No ball ever touched " Old Abo," us ho was christened, and in many bloody buttles tho soldiers of tho Eighth seemed to share tho good fortune of tho noble bird. In '05 "Old Abo" was "mustered out" with tho Eighth Wisconsin regiment, and thenceforward made his homo as a privileged bird in tho public park at Madison. Ho survived tho war for 12 years, and at his death his funeral was conducted with military honors. But ho was never buried. A skillful taxidermist preserved tho form and shape of tho glorious bird, and the Eighth regiment still boars "Old Abe" in tho front ranks. _______ Gov. Boies received the following letter from an Iowa boy, dated Aug. 9: " Governor: I want to know if you will give mo leave to arrest all tho dam tramps I run across and I'll make them go to work. If you do send mo tho commission right away for tho state of Iowa and don't delay, for business is business. And you toll mo who tho governor of the United States is, for I want to got on tho United States force. You can't got a bettor man for tho place; and oblige." A Sioux City court has decided that farmers and gardeners peddling their produce are not peddlers, and cannot bo compelled to pay a city liconso. Prof. McBrido of tho stale university has returned from an extended tour in Europe, whore ho visited tho laboratories of natural history in tho universities of Germany, Switzerland and Franco, for tho purpose of learning their methods of instruction in natural history. Being thoroughly conversant with American methods, ho thinks wo do not suffer by comparison with the great universities of Europe. He says there is this distinction in tho work done—wo work for the improvement, education, and culture of the student; they work for pure science alone. Wo are making money go very much farther— perhaps because of the necessity of the case; but there is about twice as much money spent at Bonn in tho botanical garden alono us is spent hero for the full equipment of tho department of natural history. ^^^^^ tho sheriff of Wapello county has received no notice whatever of any action by tho governor, or if he has, refuses to give it any attention. Tho public Is trying to look on tho whole matter 09 a fnko, a farce or a bluff. Our citizens are beginning to feel nnxlous to know if Governor Boies has been bluffed out of what ho intended to do by the local democratic malingers. Tho Des Moincs^Nows says some day when you got a silver dollar look at tho face of Miss " Liberty" on tho date side of the coin. It is tho image of Miss Anna Williams of Philadelphia. Not many people know that that lady, who is oven now a toucher in tho Quaker 1 city, is a nloco of Owen Bromley of the Kirkwook hotel in Des Moinos, and a cousin of Charles Bromley of that city. But such is tho case. Mrs. Bromley and Mrs. Williams wore sisters and tho formers was married at the homo of tho latter when the girl, whoso face you see on tho dollar, was yet a child. Tho slato fair secretary bus already sent out 50,000 tickets, to old soldiers, for Monday and Tuesday of fair week. C. W. Williams has received a letter from the secretary of tho Pacific Coast Trottlng-Horso Breeders' association linking if ho would outer Allorton in tho $10,000 race with Stiunboul nnd Palo Alto, tho race to luko place In San Francisco not earlier than October, and and Allorton to have $5,000 for his expenses. Mr. Williams at onco telegraphed as follows: " Knoxvillo, Iowa, Aug. 13.—Frank Cotimbs, Sun Francisco: Yours of Aug. S forwarded to mo hero. I must decline tho proposition, as Allorton will not leave Independence this season." Mr. Williams says ho will give Nelson, Stamboul, or Palo Alto each or till of them $5,000 ouch for expenses to come to tho October meet- Ing at Independence to trot against Al- lorton, and will give §10,000 to tho winner. Tho Spirit Luke Beacon vouches for u llsh story. At tho Ellsworth cottage on Spirit Lake, Tuesday of last week, a child throw a stone into the water, and a water spaniel made u dive for it. Ho missed the stone, but came ashore with a silver bass weighing three or four pounds. Tho fish was u perfect specimen and not in the least injured. Isaac Wilcox, a man whoso word In matters' large or small Is wholly reliable, vouches for this incident. Visitors to tho lakes have wondered what tho toboggan slides word for. Tho Beacon explains: Tho bold bather dons a suit, mounts a toboggan, and scoots down into tho lake. Striking the water the toboggan skips along until it loses momentum, then sinks in water about waist deep. It is groat sport for tho bravo, but timid spirits find a single ride tho mistake of a lifetime. A week ago Thursday, Ozzy Artz, a brukeman running through Algeria on the way freight oast, was caught between tho cars, at Ruthvon, while attempting to unchain a car with u broken drawbar, and squeezed so badly that it was not thought possible for him to live. He has been getting along nicely, and has so far recovered us to bo able to walk around a little. It was probably as close a cull as tho average man ever lives through. An Ottumwa dispatch says that Stormy Jordan's saloon is still running wide open, and "Stormy" himself is still out of jail. The action of Gov. Boies, whatever it has been, has had no practical offset;. It is presumed, ttfiat THE STATE TAIB. A Kow Items About lowix's (front Kxlilbtt, Aug. 'JW to Hupt. d. From Secretary Shaffer's statement about tho coining slato fair wo clip a fow items: Tho premiums offered aggregate nearly $35,000 and are liberal iu tho departments of stock, farm, and dairy products, the workshop and household. There are 11 caltlo barns that will accommodate 528 head, 12 horse barns that will give room for 884 head, 0 speed barns provided with 120 box stalls, 980 hog pens, 120 sheep pens, n fine poultry houso provided with 204 wire net coops. Exposition hall that covers a space 250x180 foot. Fruit and floral hall 54x120 foot. , t Tho ground will bo beautifully lighj^ od at night with Qleotric lighls, anV arrangements are being made to give™ tho people an ontorluinmnnt on the track at nighl which is lighted every 50 feet with electric lights. You can witness some startling foats of horsemanship. Tho Iowa State band, composed of 40 men, will furnish music during the fair. They will give morning air concerts, which alono to hoar is worth tho price of admission, besides seeing tho groat exhibition. Tho attractions consisting of hippodrome races are of highest order ana will interest everyone who witnesses them. Tho courtesy of free admission to all soldiers of tho Mexican and lute war will be extended thorn on Monday and Tuesday. Commanders of posts will please address John B. Shatter, secretary, Dos Moinos, for soldier's tickets. Tho tickets will bo sent Vto the commanders to distribute if application is made for thorn on or before August 15. Wo respectfully request tho commanders not to delay their applications. You can rent tents on tho ground a£ the following prices, good during the fair: Sizes, 10x12, S2.50; 12xlT, $3; 14x10, $4; 12x19, compartment touts, $6; 14x21, compartments, §7. Cots, chairs, tables, etc., can bo rented at reasonable ;prices, which can also bo secured on ithe ground. Several tents will be put up for lodging purposes. Everything wiil be done to make it pleasant and comfortable for campers. New i'ulnt Shop. Sid. Cotterell has opened a new shop opposite the Tennant house, and will do all sign and carriage painting. Go TO Bist'a Racket bargains.—20 store for great 10, an,d

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